The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 19 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 18 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 16.07% 9.84% 26.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 30.00% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
SLA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
45 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 40.18% 32.79% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 13
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,600 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SLA
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region.

SLA Salary Trend in Dunstable

SLA
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Dunstable

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 19 (76.00%) PL/SQL
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) AMQP
4 12 (48.00%) REST
4 12 (48.00%) JMS
4 12 (48.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) XSL
4 12 (48.00%) XSLT
4 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
6 7 (28.00%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 7 (28.00%) VB
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (12.00%) Firewall
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) MS Office
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.00%) HSRP
8 3 (12.00%) Network Management
8 3 (12.00%) F5
8 3 (12.00%) Network Design

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) AMQP
2 3 (12.00%) HSRP
2 3 (12.00%) RIP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
2 3 (12.00%) DWDM
2 3 (12.00%) MPLS
2 3 (12.00%) OSPF
2 3 (12.00%) BGP
2 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (12.00%) VRRP
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 7 (28.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
7 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
7 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) XML
1 12 (48.00%) XSL
1 12 (48.00%) XSLT
1 12 (48.00%) JMS
1 12 (48.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 2 (8.00%) Struts
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) JSF
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) PL/SQL
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco
1 3 (12.00%) HP
1 3 (12.00%) Juniper
1 3 (12.00%) F5
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle